Area Attractions: Museums, Art, Culture and More

  • House of Cards: Beijing Olympic Village

    From the Empire State Building to Cinderella's Castle, professional "cardstacker" Bryan Berg is famous for building well-known buildings out of thousands and thousands of playing cards.   See the Gallery

  • World's Tallest House of Cards

    Published 02/10/14 in People
    World's Tallest House of Cards

    At 26 feet high, this 55,000-card building is Bryan Berg's tallest card creation. In order to build his taller structures, he works on scaffolding and ladders.   See the Image

  • House of Cards: New York City

    Published 02/10/14 in People
    House of Cards: New York City

    It took two weeks for Bryan Berg to replicate the Chrysler Building, Empire State Building, Flatiron Building, Yankee Stadium and other buildings from New York City's skyline. To demonstrate the…   See the Image

  • House of Cards: Istanbul

    Published 02/10/14 in People
    House of Cards: Istanbul

    The Hagia Sophia is the centerpiece of this ode to Istanbul tourist hot spots, which also includes the Galata Tower and Maiden Tower. Bryan Berg uses a "grid" technique for his structures, in which…   See the Image

  • House of Cards: Dallas Skyline

    Published 02/10/14 in People
    House of Cards: Dallas Skyline

    Bryan Berg built the Dallas skyline over the course of four weeks in 2006. He uses Cartamundi's Ace Brand and the U.S. Playing Card Company's Pla-mor cards, though he's also been known to take on…   See the Image

  • House of Cards: Cinderella's Castle

    Bryan Berg replicated Disney World's Cinderella's Castle in 2004. Composed of 3,000 decks of cards, the castle is 14 feet high with a base of 14 square feet. Berg's larger projects carry a mass of…   See the Image

  • Even though his show Extreme Makeover: Home Edition is no longer on the air, TV personality Ty Pennington continues to work to help people in need. He teamed up with a few of his friends, including…   Read the Blog

  • TV personality Ty Pennington, Mickey, Minnie and other Disney cast members helped unveil an ”Extreme Village Makeover” at Give Kids the World, a non-profit organization that provides vacations to…   See the Gallery

  • Ty Pennington and Disney friends urged the crowd to “move that bus!” While the nonprofit vacation village, Give Kids The World, underwent an intense two-week renovation of nearly 90 vacation…   See the Image

  • Give Kids The World former wish family, the Loewens, were introduced on Good Morning America. The Loewens moved from Canada to Kissimmee, Fla. to volunteer for the organization.   See the Image